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September 9th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1938, this ad in the Santa Ana Register offer two choice places for dining, dancing and entertainment, Vivian Laird’s South Seas and Vivian Laird’s Garden of Allah in Seal Beach.  In spite of there being WOMEN CHEFS … Continue reading

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July 15th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1950, the Long Beach Independent’s Round The Town column mentioned that Turk Murphy and his Dixieland crew were playing a long-term gig at the Garden of Allah and hoped “the building was a solid as the music.” … Continue reading

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June 15th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1965, The Delicates appeared for one night only at Larry’s Goldfinger’s A-Go-G0 with Adrian Lloyd IV and Donn Coats filling out the rest of the bill. If Larry’s Goldfinger’s A-Go-Go is remembered at all today, it’s as … Continue reading

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May 25th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1939, you could enjoy entertainment by that well-known maestro, Raymond Jasper and His Five Counts of Rhythm while enjoying a 65 cent, 75 cent, or a one dollar dinner in Seal Beach’s very own happening night … Continue reading

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January 4th in Seal Beach History

On This Date in 1957, The Long Beach Independent reported that: Master Chef Walter Wyly serves diversified international cuisine at the newly reopened Garden of Allah, 8th and Coast Hwy. in Seal Beach. Dinners start at $1.95. – Michael Dobkins

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